COVID-19: Malaysia records 7 new cases today (8 June), record low during the MCO

There are 7 new COVID-19 cases in Malaysia today, which brings the total number of positive cases to 8,329. This is a new record low during the movement control order which took effect since 18th March 2020. There are no new deaths recorded today and the death toll remains at 117.

COVID-19 Malaysia Status

There are 20 new recoveries recorded today, and a total of 6,694 patients have recovered and discharged so far. The recovery rate is currently 80.37% while the mortality rate is 1.40%.

There are currently 1,518 active COVID-19 cases remaining which are currently receiving treatment. 6 cases are in ICU and there’s a case that requires respiratory support.

COVID-19 case breakdown

Out of the 7 cases recorded today, 2 are imported while 5 are transmitted locally. The local cases are all Malaysians with 2 cases each in Sabah and Selangor, and 1 case in Kuala Lumpur.

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Alexander Wong